Quality of Life Study Registry for Persons With Cancer and Family Caregivers
- Obtain quality of life and psychosocial data from older patients who are undergoing
treatment for cancer and from their family caregivers.
OUTLINE: This is a pilot, cross-sectional study.
Patients undergo a 45-minute interview in person or by phone to provide demographic data and
to complete quality of life questionnaires, including Functional Assessment of Cancer
Therapy (FACT), Spiritual tool, Quality and Satisfaction with Treatment (QUEST), and Profile
of Mood State (POMS), at baseline and at 3 and 12 months. Caregivers undergo a 20- to
30-minute interview in person or by phone to provide demographic data and complete quality
of life questionnaires, including the Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA), Quest, and POMS,
at baseline and at 3 and 12 months. Caregivers complete the Quality of Death and Dying
(QODD) questionnaire 2-3 months after the patient's death.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: Not specified
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Functional status by Karnofsky and ECOG at baseline, 3 months, and 1 year
at baseline, 3 months, and 1 year
Barbara Daly, PhD, RN
Case Medical Center, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
United States: Federal Government
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